Papers, 1909-1964 (bulk 1909-1920).

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Papers, 1909-1964 (bulk 1909-1920).

This small collection provides uneven and incomplete documentation of Schneiderman's life and activity. Of most value are series one & five, consisting of correspondence, the bulk from the years before World War I. Topics covered for those years are personal & family matters, trade unions and WTUL affairs, suffrage and socialism. Information is provided on the relation of class and gender, and the networks that sustained Schneiderman and other women in the male dominated trade union movement. Correspondents include Pauline Newman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Perkins, and Max Zaritsky.

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Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Zaritsky, Max, 1885-1959

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National Women's Trade Union League of America

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The National Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to organize women workers into trade unions. The league also held training programs for workers, conducted research re: working conditions, and supported strikes. From the description of Records, 1914-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007821 The National Women's Trade Union League of America was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to "assist in the organization of women w...

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.

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Women's trade union league of America

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The Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston in 1903 during the annual convention of the American Federation of Labor. Local branches were organized within a year in Boston, Chicago and New York. The League worked through unionization campaigns, educational programs, and legislative lobbying to improve the working conditions of women in the industrial labor force. The organization was dissolved in 1950. From the description of Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its ...